Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Building an Army

US History Honors WWII Project
by

Alec Tello

on 13 February 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Building an Army

What WE started to do. Building an Army Creating an Army. The nation's army was ready for the act of duty. Peacetime Draft New Recruits You're in the Army Now. Segregated Army Woman Join the Army What WE started to do. First Draft in American History
Requirements for 18-45 years of age Recruitments Techniques Propaganda
Benefits
Patriotism Physical Exams
Shots against Smallpox and Typhoid
Issued uniforms Training in Army Eight week Training Camp
Learned to work together
Learned to handle weapons, load backpacks, read maps, make tents, and dig trenches Double V Campaign urging African Americans to support the War
To achieve a double victory over both Hitler's and racism abroad Life in the Army Had different missions than white male soldiers
Some trained in Tuskegee Alabama and became known as the Tuskegee Airmen Women in the Armed Forces Wanted to be part of the regular army and not just in the auxiliary corps
Women's Army Corps (WAC) formed to replace WAAC
They were engineers, pilots, and nurses.
Full transcript